Billy Joe Cooper, 72, passed away June 19, 2022 at Alive Hospice of Murfreesboro. A native of Cannon Co., he was the son of the late William Vernon “Bunt” Cooper and Carrie Bell Morris Cooper.
He is survived by his daughter, Barbara (Jerry) Wright of Murfreesboro; granddaughter, Autumn Rose Johnson White of Murfreesboro; siblings, Wallace (Estelle) Cooper, Joy Dell Crocker, Ray (Tena) Cooper, Ann Gaither (Steve) and Margie Gilley and he was expecting a great grandson, Camden John White. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Bessie Darlene Sloan Cooper; siblings, Bob and Marvin Cooper, Susie Moulder, Faye Hollandsworth and Brenda Kay Cooper.
Billy Joe was a retired factory worker and worked at Auburn shirt factory, Alcan and Johnson Controls. He loved to go fishing, hunting, camping and boating. He also enjoyed going to Opryland with his family and enjoying the good times shared with everyone.
Visitation with his family will be from 11 am until 2 pm Wednesday, June 22, 2022. Funeral service will follow at 2 pm in the Chapel of Woodbury Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Thomas officiating. Interment will follow in Milton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Journey Home for the Homeless.
Woodbury Funeral Home, 615-563-2311. To leave condolences and memories for his family, please visit www.woodburyfuneralhome.net